Assessment & Engagement Worker

Employer: UnitingCare Queensland

Region: Darling Downs

Closing Date: 6 April 2023

Job Description:

  • Employment Term: Permanent Part-Time 38 hours per fortnight
  • Location: Kingaroy
  • Remuneration: From $88K + 10.5% Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging + Penalties & Allowances

We are currently seeking to appoint an Assessment and Engagement Worker to work as a part of our UnitingCare Assessment and Service Connect Team based in Kingaroy.The Engagement and Assessment Worker will establish first contact with the family according to the priority and risk assessment level. You will undertake initial assessments with the family in the home or in an agreed location, establishing need and the required level of support and assistance. 


What makes a difference for us? 

  • Bachelor of Human Services
  • Less formal qualification with acquisition of considerable skills and extensive and diverse relevant experience to an equivalent standard
  • Demonstrated ability to work in ways that are innovative, inclusive and culturally appropriate for indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse groups
  • Current QLD Drivers Licence
  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)


What makes a difference for you?  

At UnitingCare we are committed to supporting people with disabilities and their families to work toward their future life goals. Right across Queensland, we support thousands of people living with a disability to imagine and build personally meaningful lives.

  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Access to salary packaging, meal and entertainment benefits – up to $15,900 per year tax free as well as up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for meal and entertainment benefits
  • A recognition and rewards platform, providing employee discounts at hundreds of retailers, including everyday expenses, holidays, health insurance, a wellbeing program and employee assistance program
  • A positive and inclusive team based on respect, shared standards, strong values and a commitment to serving others
  • Career development opportunities to challenge yourself, grow and make a meaningful difference


We’d love you to be part of our UnitingCare family

Joining our Family Intervention Service team, you’ll also be welcomed as part of the UnitingCare family. The second-largest Queensland employer, we’re a proud not-for-profit with more than 16,500 staff and 9,000 volunteers across our brands of BlueCare, Lifeline, ARRCS, The Wesley Hospital, Buderim Private Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, and have been leading by example for more than 100 years. Our team are compassionate, inclusive and committed to the work we do, helping people live life in all its fullness.

Diversity & Inclusion 

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here.  At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. Demonstrating our commitment to reconciliation and building long-term employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, UnitingCare strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants for this position.  



All employees are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements and UnitingCare’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements policy. The successful applicant must be able to provide a Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.


Address: 192 Ann Street
Suburb: Brisbane
Postcode: 4000


Name: Bek Milner

Position Description:

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